Beyond The Charts Golden Cross Background Header Image

Introducing Beyond the Charts Welcome to the Trade Risk’s brand new educational series, Beyond the Charts! It is designed to give you insights into our research process, which for nearly a decade has helped fine-tune our expertise and products, such as the market-beating Merlin trading strategy. We start by asking questions as broad as, “Is…

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Lessons Learned Trading a Bear Market Coronavirus 2020 - Header Image

This is part one of a multi-part series documenting some of the events that have unfolded during the 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the lessons and takeaways I’ve learned trading along the way. We start off with a little context of how we got to this point so that this article might prove useful years…

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How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies Splash Image

How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies lays the foundation for developing short- to intermediate-term overnight trading strategies. We’ll start off discussing what the goals of swing trading are and then move into some of the recommended steps to go about creating a strategy from scratch. There are no holy grails we’ll be uncovering, but…

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Splash - Trading Tips Tricks and Painfully Learned Lessons

Trading is difficult. Anyone who tells you otherwise probably hasn’t traded long enough, or is trying to sell you something. I certainly don’t have all the answers, but I have learned a lot over the years and, throughout this post, I’m going to share with you some high-level trading tips, tricks, and painfully learned lessons I’ve…

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Splash Image How Market Internals Can Improve Your Trading

If you trade stocks and you don’t follow market internals, also known as market breadth, then you’re missing out on a lot of valuable information. Like any other study or indicator, market internals aren’t guaranteed to get it right all of the time, but when they do begin to diverge or exhibit some out of the…

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Adapt to Dynamic Markets or Fail Chameleon Splash

Trading is hard. Whether dealing with the uncertainty of markets, managing the discomfort of losing money, or developing a meaningful trading edge, there are lots of skills a trader needs to develop before finding their way. It took me years of experimenting with different strategies, learning the hard way about risk management, and repeatedly getting my butt kicked

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